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concerns in japan. 24 hours after we learn the british and from japan had reached the water in maryland and virginia -- we learned that the radiation from japan had reached the water in maryland and virginia, protesters took to the streets. >> with songs and lit candles dozens joined in front of the white house to show support for the people of japan living through the aftermath of an earthquake tsunami and a nuclear crisis. >> tens thousand people have died in japan in the last week's. >> you have a tremendous amount of human suffering as well as environmental destruction when something bad happens at these plants. >> residents say no more fukushima in front of the tokyo power company headquarters. plutonium has been tested for in the soil outside the plant. the japanes>> they should be removed from leadership. a team of top scientists should be put in place within the authority to call of to the japanese military. >> traces of radiation have been found in the marylanders rain water. >> it's not surprising that water vapor would travel. >> washington area residents are asking for the w
are hearing from the family of a virginia teacher killed in the disaster in japan. anderson won was originally from the richmond area. she is the coast north american victim of the march 11 quake and tsunami -- she is the first no known american victim. she was teaching at a city 240 miles north of tokyo. she survived and helped to evacuate her students, but then disappeared when the tsunami struck. >>> about it an hour ago, the owner of japan's crippled nuclear power plant reported more smoke at one of the damaged units. there was a quake this morning and they had connected a power line to all six of the units yesterday. a lot of work still needs to be done before that is turned can. >>> president obama promises closer cooperation with central american nations. he announced a $200 million partnership with all salvador to conmbat a drop-ofug war. >>> the fda's ban imports of some goods from japan because of. british and of >> with that and the latest on japanese car makers, linda bell is joining us at bloomberg headquarters in new york. good morning. >> good morning. radiation concerns trigger
plans to return to japan in april when his school reopens. can you imagine the release of his family? glaxo lucky. production has hit a roadblock. >> and geiger counters, there's a shortage in the u.s. linda bell has more from new york. >> good morning. we have the fallout from u.s.ese problems hitting auto makers. yesterday gm stopped production because ofana plant m japan.shortage fro the automaker is halting production and temporarily workers at its plant in baltimore. the buffalo plant makes chevy gmc vehicles. restart assembly toyota planstall assembly lines in japan until next week. consumers trying to purchase attractounters to from theradiation nuclear power plant in japan. out of thehas sold devices. they can cost up to pick $1,000 little as $200. linda bell reporting. back to you. >> thank you. 4:38 on tuesday morning. 57 degrees outside. >> still ahead, questions and about obama's strategy on libya. big night. was a dancing is back. we will look at the highlights night's premiere of ""dancing with the stars." >> and another check of the tuesday morning commute. you are wat
of the earthquake in japan ford is limiteding production of vehicles in red and in black. the u.s. post office is closing seven district offices. we don't know if they are going to do away with saturday delivery. a study shows menthol cigarette smokers feel plies' addicted. once to the menthol and wants to the tobacco -- they feel twice addicted, especially african americans. that is business news at bloomberg headquarters, linda bell reporting for abc 7 news. back to you. >> thank you. >>> 4:34 on this friday mourned 33 degrees. it is cold. >> and the official start to the cherry blossom festival this weekend and road closures you need to know about. >> congresswoman gabrielle giffords moves forward on her road to recovery. coming up, steps that she has just taken and her plans to attend her husband's space shuttle launch. >> stay with us. blue diamond almonds! more bold flavor! more variety! more value! more of what you want... not what you don't. blue diamond almonds. (play-by-play announcer) it's up and it is... good! more than a snack. >>> welcome back. a construction worker died aft
exposed to a dangerously high levels of radiation in japan and were sent to the hospital for treatment. parents in tokyo stocking up on bottled water. tap water is contaminated with radiation. the radiation is about twice what is safe. >>> a man with an instrumental illness was arrested and charged with killing two people in olney. 35-year-old jerome goodlett is accused of killing an 81-year- old and a 41-year-old. goodlett was on conditional release after he was found not criminally responsible for crime in 2008. >> he was supposed to be monitored and slipped through the cracks. the result is hideous. >> the agency responsible for monitoring him says it will review the case. investigators don't know what led to the shootings. >>> an autopsy will be conducted today on a body found inside a woodbrige dumpster. human remains were found inside the dumpster after a fire was reported. when firefighters put out the flames they found the body. they spent the night camping the area for information and handed out fliers. investigators cannot tell if the victim is a man or woman. >>> a private f
the crippled nuclear power plant in japan. three workers were drenched with radioactive water despite wearing waterproof suits. the seawater is thousands of times higher than normal. >>> with housing still weighing on the economic turnaround, a program to help troubled homers is getting killed on capitol hill. -- troubled homeowners. >> linda bell has more. >> the house of representatives voted to end another housing program backed by the obama administration. this one is the home affordable modification program, designed to help homeowners avoid foreclosure by paying banks and mortgage servicers to modify monthly payments. although it permanently modified more than half a million mortgages, it was still seen as a failure. it could not keep up with the massive number of foreclosure filings. the measure must still pass through the senate. according to the mortgage bankers association, better and boris appear to be a high-risk group in terms of falling behind on their mortgages. they still have the lowest foreclosure rates among all types of mortgages. people are working on the legal settlement
's turn to the disaster in japan. radiation levels outside a crippled nuclear car plant are rising. they are investigating reports of high levels of radiation in a town 25 miles from the facility. the u.n. nuclear facility says those levels are far above the threshold for an evacuation. >>> one year after one of the deadliest shootings in the district, members of a small piece community voiced their frustration to the mayor. >> it is beyond me. >> dozens held a vigil outside the presbyterian church last night paying tribute to the nine people shot on march 30 last year. four victims died in that attack. one man pleaded guilty, several others face charges. >>> it is opening day and national park. they have been getting ready the streets to face off against the atlanta braves. pregame ceremony begins at 12:00 noon. people will be inducted into the washington d.c. sports hall of fame. the first pitch is set for after 1:00. >>> metro's board meets this morning and is considering closing at midnight on friday and saturday nights. right now closing time is at 3:00 a.m. the early will sav
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